Our Team

Cindy Lane Ross
Cindy Lane Ross
President and CEO

Social media maven, Cindy Ross understands how to successfully market your business online and produce positive results. Cindy has created a fun and savvy team of creatives at Socialize Your Bizness who go above and beyond for their clients because we love watching our cities grow.
Now retired from the fitness industry, Cindy has helped develop thousands of businesses throughout the Southeast grow their businesses through Socialize Your Bizness.

May Laughton
May Laughton
Creative Writer / Project Manager / Website Coordinator

May Laughton is the creative campaign writer for Socialize Your Bizness. May is the creator and writer of the Fast 5, Social Challenge Warrior, What’z Up Wednesday, cwebsite content curator, blogger and newsletters.
May graduated with a Bachelors in English, which concentrated specifically in creative writing. She said she’s lucky to be working for the only person in town that hires creative writers. Thank you Cindy Ross. May is also the inspiration behind, “So May.”

Jason Ross
Jason Ross
Director of Operations

Jason is our man about town. He is our listener and voice of reason. Jason’s business knowledge is how he earns the title as our staff operations expert, who in conjunction with Cindy, has started multiple businesses and has been rewarded with success.  Jason was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama and has been in the photography business since 2000.

Matilda
Matilda
Cindy’s Assistant

Matilda loves to be in the middle of the action. She is loyal, adores your attention, and loves any kind of “Treat!” You can find her relaxing by the beach on most days and waiting for her next car ride.

Kita Allen-Content
Kita Allen-Content
Creator/ Social Media Manager

Kita Allen is our self-proclaimed GoalDigger. We love Kita’s ongoing dedication to social media management, her endless creativity, and knack for finding unusual content. Kita says she’s all about meeting goals and helping others to do the same. Kita is originally from Charleston, SC, but now resides outside of Atlanta, Georgia.

Amanda Lapinski
Amanda Lapinski
Social Media Manager

Amanda has been in love and has been building brands online through social media promotion since 2010. Amanda is a native of the ‘Burgh and has focused mainly on brand development in sports and entertainment. Along with Amanda’s love of social media, she has experience in website and graphic design. Go Pens, Steelers, and Pirates!

Skye Athey
Skye Athey
Social Butterfly

We love our SYB “Social Butterflies!” Meeting Skye Athey is like meeting your own personal stylist–she loves fashion and beauty and always has a great industry trend to share. Skye is learning more about the business of branding while completing a political science degree at Spring Hill College (go Delta Delta Delta!). Skye is a true a lover of life, a fitness enthusiast, and loves a good music festival.

Heather Ross
Heather Ross
Social Media Manager

Heather Ross specializes in social media marketing for retail outlets and understands the needs of our niche clients. She certainly has a knack for knowing what trending and we love her beautiful bright red hair! She enjoys spending time with her beautiful children, floating in the river, her dog and a day of shopping and relaxing at her favorite mall.

Janessa Lawlor
Janessa Lawlor
Promotional Marketing Specialist

 Janessa Lawlor, A.K.A, Agent J, has been finding the perfect promotional items for professional clients for over a decade and is known for her outstanding style and commitment to customer satisfaction.  She finds the highest quality, lowest cost items on the market and works with the r-babies. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, photo shoots with Mia her Frenchie, and blogging on her website.

Dez
Dez
Blogger

Dez is a self-confessed bookworm and loves solving puzzles and mysteries. Having achieved her goal of becoming a professional teacher, Dez now looks forward to pursuing further studies so she can better improve her skills. She tells us “Beauty is in the eyes of the believer. I encourage everyone to believe with me… and make this world a happier (and more beautiful) place to live in.”

Amy Sim
Amy Sim
Blogger

Amy is a Development Assistant at a boarding school located in Central Massachusetts. She lives in Leominser, MA with her two-year-old daughter, husband, and three cats. Amy currently is obtaining her master’s degree in Organizational Leadership at Southern New Hampshire Univerity. We hear she’s also a master baker and has a side gig, “Sim’s Sweets.” Find her on Facebook.

Kiana Lewis
Kiana Lewis
Social Media Manager

Kiana is a technology enthusiast and freelance social media consultant who graduated from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore with a Bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Science. She also earned a Web Development diploma from the Art Institute. Kiana is 1) a self-proclaimed red wine expert and foodie 2) a T-shirt freak 3) an amateur photographer 4) an unequivocal Virgo and 5) an aspiring globetrotter.

Thatcher Vap
Thatcher Vap
North Western Sales Team Leader

Thatcher Vap came to us in his senior year of college asking to be an SYB intern. We said yes and our team poked and prodded the young intern until we felt we could release him back to farming fields of Nebraska. Thatcher learned everything he knows about being a business leader from SYB and is now our sales team leader in the North-West region of the U.S. We have no idea what his hobbies are.

Caitlyn Abbot
Caitlyn Abbot
Mid-West Sales

Caitlyn’s adventurous spirit ended up in Denver, Colorado where she’s exploring her achievement and craft beer. She enjoys finding creative solutions for existing problems as well as connecting with new people.  On any given day you can find her in the heart of the city, on top of a mountain, or in a comfy chair with coffee and a book.

Pat Greenwood
Pat Greenwood
Videographer/Photographer

I am from Mobile, Alabama and previously a News Anchor for WPMI for 16 years. I am currently Director of Multimedia for the University of South Alabama’s Athletic Department. Let my years of media experience enhance your company.

Mi Dao
Mi Dao
Speciality SEO for Blogs and Social Media

Mi is from Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam, and is married with a beautiful daughter. Mi Dao earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English Language for International Relations from Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam and also attended the Foreign Trade University for Import Techniques. Always happy and ready to learn more about her specialty, SEO, Mi loves social media.

Daljeet Singh
Daljeet Singh
IT Development Team

From Amritsar, India, Daljeet has been working in the IT sector in organizations all over the world.  I have expertise in technologies such as ASP.net, MVC, jquery, C#.net,Web api, and MSSQL (2008-2012) dataBase. Daljeet says he enjoys learning about technology every day.

Phu Thin
Phu Thin
IT Development Team

Phu is from Danang, Vietnam and is an expert in PHP, MySQL, Javascript, jQuery, CSS, WordPress, Joomla, Facebook Page Development, Facebook API handling, Clip-bucket, 4Images and Custom CMS Development. Phu is always ready to give you his best on each project.

Geeta Rani
Geeta Rani
Website Developer

Geeta has completed more than 4 years of study in Web Development and Web Design. She has experience with plugins and theme creation, but most importantly Geeta focuses on the overall website for a better and interactive look. She tells us her capability and experiences are in WordPress, Magento, Opencart, Genesis, and CorePHP.

 

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